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Re-presenting the past : women and history /

Re-presenting the Past is a lively and engaging look at how women have been misrepresented and excluded in historical accounts of the past and what feminist historians are doing to redress the balance.

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Gallagher, Ann-Marie., Lubelska, Cathy., Ryan, Louise.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Harlow ; New York : Longman, 2001.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction /
  • Ann-Marie Gallager, Cathy Lubelska and Louise Ryan
  • Pt. 1.
  • Competing Representations
  • 1.
  • Splendidly silent: representing Irish Republican women, 1919-23 /
  • Louise Ryan
  • 2.
  • Telling stories about the Ladies of Llangollen: the construction of lesbian and feminist histories /
  • Alison Oram
  • 3.
  • 'A little, decent-looking woman': violence against nineteenth-century working women and the social history of crime /
  • Shani D'Cruze
  • Pt. 2.
  • The Process of Representation: Visibility and Invisibility
  • 4.
  • Feminist historians and challenges to imperial history /
  • Clare Midgley
  • 5.
  • The stigmata of 'widowhood' and Indian feminism: expanding the boundaries of international feminism /
  • Parita Mukta
  • 6.
  • Representing nation: women, obituaries and national biography /
  • Wendy Webster
  • Pt. 3.
  • Re-Presenting the Past: Reframing Women's History
  • 7.
  • Writing women in: new approaches to Russian and Soviet history /
  • Melanie Ilic
  • 8.
  • New histories of the labour movement /
  • June Hannam
  • 9.
  • Chasing shadows: issues in researching feminist social histories of women's health /
  • Cathy Lubelska
  • 10.
  • Towards a feminist framework for the history of women's leisure, 1920-60 /
  • Claire Langhamer.